Barefeats: Vega vs Pascal High Sierra in cMP

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  1. Flint Ironstag, Oct 12, 2017
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    Flint Ironstag macrumors 6502a

    Flint Ironstag

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    The usual suite of benchmarks - no games on this one though. As expected, Vega 64 slots between 1080 & Ti. Nice GPU advances we've had over the past few years!

    http://barefeats.com/vega_resolve.html

    Would've been interesting to see how d700 measures up in multi-GPU aware apps. I'm guessing upper mid-pack, between 1070 & 1080.
     
  2. SoyCapitanSoyCapitan macrumors 601

    SoyCapitanSoyCapitan

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    Except the results show that the Nvidia web drivers are bad compared to Windows versions.but we already know that since years.
     
  3. Asgorath macrumors 68000

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    Fixed that for you. Apple implements the OpenCL framework and the vendors implement a backend, while on Windows the vendors implement everything themselves.
     
  4. goMac macrumors 604

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    The Metal scores are more interesting. Apple is actually supporting Metal, and Metal let's you bypass the front end similar to OpenCL 2.

    And Vega's Metal scores are not great. Seems specific to the Vega drivers though, as the 580 and 480 scores hold where you would expect them to be roughly.
     

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